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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

NCSS 123 - Virginia Gravestones and Cemeteries


Surveys three hundred years of local mortuary practices, from Native American burial mounds to modern memorial parks. Examines gravestone iconography, changing mortuary rituals, and historic cemetery landscapes in Albemarle County to reconstruct the lives of the dead as well as the beliefs of those who buried them. Explores the ways in which death is understood, experienced, and given meaning in the United States.



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